Douglas J. Sherman

Douglas J. Sherman


Douglas Sherman is an experienced transactional attorney advising clients in a broad array of matters. Doug strives to provide his clients with realistic and practical advice in order to further their goals and provide them with an understanding of the legal issues involved in the transaction and viable resolutions, from contract to closing.  He has advised clients in all aspects of real estate and other business transactions, including business entity formation, real property sales and acquisitions, asset purchases, leasing and financings.  He has worked on a multitude of matters over his career, both large and small, from advising clients on multi-million-dollar transactions to handling more modest deals, such as negotiating a lease for a client’s retail store.  Doug also has extensive experience advising clients as local counsel in multistate transactions where expertise on the intricacies of New Jersey law and custom are required.

In addition to representing clients in more traditional types of business transactions, Doug is also involved in advising restaurant, hotel, bar and tavern owners and operators, suppliers and distributors regarding alcoholic beverage law and regulations.  He provides counsel with respect to the often complicated and little-known rules and laws governing the distribution, sale and service of alcoholic beverages and the purchase, sale and transfer of liquor licenses.  Through his many years of experience in this area of law, he is able to assist clients in developing and implementing strategies to ensure compliance with applicable regulations while meeting their business goals.

St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., St. John’s Law Review

Washington University in St. Louis, A.B.

New Jersey

New York

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

American Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association

Essex County Bar Association

Union County Bar Association